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By Larry Doyle

“No topic the topic, Doyle could be trenchant, humorous, esoteric, and unpredictable.”
 —Publishers Weekly

A former author for The Simpsons and winner of the James Thurber Prize for American Humor, Larry Doyle redefined end-of-school-life angst along with his novel I Love You, Beth Cooper and placed the alien again in alienation with Go, Mutants! And now he’s Deliriously Happy, bringing readers a compilation of really hilarious brief items together with favorites from The New Yorker and Esquire in addition to all-new, by no means ahead of released comedian gemstones. Dave Barry did it.  So did Simon wealthy, Woody Allen, and Ian Frazier. Now Larry Doyle’s making his mark with an uproarious selection of side-splitting observances approximately every little thing from start to dying and past. an individual who likes to chuckle could be Deliriously Happy.

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